Sesame Street
Plot Fire at 123, part 1
Air date February 22, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by John Weidman
Sponsors J, T, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 In Miles' room, he, Elmo and Big Bird play pretend astronauts. Elmo really wants to get to the moon, but their countdown is interrupted when Susan calls them out for dinner. She suggests he countdown and blast off to the dining room.
Bellhop10
Cartoon The Bellhop must take 10 terriers for a walk.
(First: Episode 2507)
GuyVacation1

GuyVacation2
Muppets On Vacation with Guy Smiley
Guy Smiley and his tour guide have difficulty taking pictures of animals in the jungle because of Guy's uncontrollably loud voice. A tiger recognizes him, and offers to take a picture of him and some other animals. "Say TREES!"
(EKA: Episode 1949)
3balls.seesaw
Animation Two balls play on a seesaw, when a third ball wants to join them (ending up in the middle).
(EKA: Episode 2292)
Kammikluuk
Song "Ookyook Song," a Joe Raposo song with the Alaskan words for all the things you need to put on when it's ukiuq (winter).
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(EKA: Episode 0231)
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SCENE 2 Gordon serves the young ones some dessert, as they communicate in "moon talk" (which consists of "beeps" and "boops").
DucksSwim
Film Ducks swim and fly.
Music: Chopin's Valse Op. 64, no. 2
(First: Episode 2510)
TypewriterT
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(EKA: Episode 1046)
Seijiozawa Muppets /
Celebrity
"Pretty Great Performances" features Placido Flamingo singing "Italian Street Song" with the All-Animal Orchestra, led by conductor Seiji Ozawa
(EKA: Episode 2485)
BusStop.Verbitsky
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2505)
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SCENE 3 It is now late, but Elmo and Big Bird want to hang around and hear Gordon read Miles a bedtime story, which they wrote themselves - "Goodnight, Earth." The story puts them all to sleep and the grown-ups begin to bring their guests back home.
Jaguarpuzzle
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(EKA: Episode 1291)
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster: One head wants to play the trumpet, but the other head wants to sleep.
(EKA: Episode 1390)
Firestationfieldtrip
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(EKA: Episode 1451)
Itsagiraffe
Animation It's a giraffe
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2491)
Planning Ahead
Muppets Ernie & Bert — It's a sunny day at the beach, and Bert remembered to bring everything. Ernie, however, only brought an umbrella in case it rains... which it does.
(First: Episode 0284)
MyTriptoMexico
Animation A girl unfolds a map and uses it to describe her trip to Mexico, stopping in Texas along the way.
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SCENE 4 Big Bird is back in his nest, asleep. Hoots the Owl plays a soulful tune on the saxophone, then catches a whiff of smoke, which is seen coming from the basement window of 123 Sesame Street. Hoots alerts Big Bird just before the fire department shows up. Back in Miles' room, he hears the smoke alarm go off and crawls out of his room, joining his parents who do the same. Hiroshi shows up as the fireman help evacuate the residents of the building (save for Ernie and Bert, who are on vacation, as seen earlier). The firemen dash in with an axe and the hose to combat whatever fire there is inside.
T-treasure
Cartoon T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
(EKA: Episode 2140)
Ladysmithblackmambazo
Muppets "African Alphabet Song"
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Frankthefish
Cartoon "Water Conservation": Frank the fish calls Carl and tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
Artist: Peter Chung
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SCENE 5 The firemen report that the fire started in the basement. It was a small fire, but produced a lot of smoke. As such, some windows and doors were broken. Maria, Luis and Gabi are permitted to return to their apartment, but the chief tells Gordon and Susan they'll have to stay somewhere else until the smoke clears from their apartment in the morning. The Rodriquezes invite them to stay in their place.
Pinball.10
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
FayRug
Film Fay Ray gets on and off a rug.
(First: Episode 2635)
ForgetfulBusterTeeth
Muppets Forgetful Jones forgets what he has to do at night. Clementine tells him it involves using a toothbrush, and he remembers that he and Buster the Horse have to brush each other's teeth.
Remade version
(EKA: Episode 2164)
3Turtles
Cartoon Three turtles present the letter T.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
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SCENE 6 Oscar sees all the soot and dirty water all over the sidewalk and wants a photo of it. Oscar pops back up and gets frightened by Estevez, one of the firefighters in his full gear. He explains how each piece of his outfit keeps him safe during a fire call. Oscar asks for a photo wearing his dirty, soot-covered helmet.
1839zm
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
Facecartoon
Cartoon A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
Song.monsterinthemirror
Muppets Grover sings "Monster in the Mirror."
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Cartoon Gerald is repeatedly kept awake by his dog Sparky, who does a dance and poses as an alligator through his shadow whenever his parents close his door.
(EKA: Episode 1563)
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SCENE 7 Hiroshi observes the mess causes by the fire, when he hears Big Bird (in his sleep) calling out for Gordon and Susan. Hiroshi confirms that everybody involved with the fire is safe and sound. Big Bird asks Hiroshi to stick around until he falls back to sleep.


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